Angiography machine activated in Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases: Administrator.

KARACHI -- Karachi Administrator Dr Syed Saifur Rahman on Thursday said that after a gap of 16 years, angiography machine has been activated at the Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD) and treatment of patients has started.

Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Medical and Surgical ICU have been added to KIHD after which the facility of diagnosis and immediate medical assistance will be available to the patients of a large area of Central District. He said this while addressing the ceremony organized on the occasion of signing the MoU of Research General at KIHD. Earlier, Administrator Karachi inaugurated the Department of Cardiology and Medical and Surgical ICU Ward in KIHD. The KIHD is the first hospital in Sindh which is going to publish a research journal on cardiology which will be a milestone in the field of heart diseases.

KMC runs 13 major hospitals and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital is also being improved. Every possible effort is made to maintain the facilities that have been made functional in the medical institutions of KMC. On this occasion, Executive Director KIHD Dr. Rifat Sultana, Deputy Executive Director Dr. Sirajul Haq, Secretary to Executive Director Shah Amirul Haq, Coordinator to Executive Director Sajid Ali Khan, Dr. Asif Khan, Biomedical Engineer Adnan, Dr. Shamoon Shah, Professor Dr. Hamid Shafqat. and others were also present.

Administrator Dr Syed Saifur Rahman said that earlier KIHD had two echocardiography and one ETT machine which have been relocated and now there are six echocardiography and three ETT machines available while Cardiac Medical and Surgical I.C.U has also been inaugurated with 18 beds, the existing angiography machine has also become functional after a long time and today patients are being treated on it. He said that it was necessary to activate the angiography machine in the cardiology hospital, now the OPD of peads is also being done here.

An MoU has been signed by KMC...

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